When it comes to choosing screened in porch windows for screen porch enclosures, there are many options. My parents proved that Eze Breeze windows are a smart alternative to plastic sheeting for screened porches — theirs even survived a tornado! Here are some reasons to choose vinyl glazing over glass windows — plus photos.
Converting a 220V hardwired connection into a 110V standard plug when you install a gas stove is best left to a trained professional, but you can see here how it’s done first. Here’s my gas stove installation story — including 3 setbacks that I encountered while installing a gas range in my kitchen.
If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of having to make big financial decisions (even if they are good for me) makes me cringe and worry I won’t understand the facts. So, I want to break down 401k retirement plan information into a language everyone can understand. Here are the different contribution options, what to think about when investing, and what to do if you leave your job and you want to take your 401k benefits with you.
Have a broken garage door? Should you try DIY garage door repair or call a professional? Here are the 10 most common reasons your garage door isn’t working, which ones you can tackle yourself, and when it’s time to call for professional garage door repair. Find out here if you have the right tools, the time, or the knowledge to take on this repair project yourself.
Working from a coworking space gives me some benefits that I was missing when working from home. A coworking office brings like-minded people together and offers collaboration, networking, affordable office space, and other cool co-working options for freelancers and those who work from home who are looking for some community. Here’s how to determine if a shared workspace is right for you and how to find the right co-working space near you.
How can your business benefit from having virtual office space? For starters — it will provide a professional look and feel to your clients. There are plenty of virtual office services that can enhance your day-to-day business operation as well. Virtual office rental is a popular trend and for very good reasons. Here are some…
Finding out if a new appliance has a rebate from a government source is easier than ever. An Energy Star rating doesn’t mean it’s eligible for a rebate, but there is no sense in leaving money on the table, now is there?
Whether you are unemployed and an opportunity arises in a new city, or whether your current employer wants you to relocate to another one of their offices, there are several things you should think long and hard about first. Consider your standard of living where you are now, the cost of living where you’ll be moving to, the actual cost of the move & all that’s associated with moving to a new area, and whether the salary they’re offering will be enough. We’ll help point you in the right direction and answer the question, ‘Should you relocate now or maybe wait this one out?’
Wondering how to get your hands on cheap building materials for your home remodel or new home? Construction materials are expensive, but I’ve got a few ways for you to save big bucks when remodeling or building a house on a budget. Hint: You don’t have to be a contractor to get the contractor discount!
Ready for some DIY drywall repair? Drywall spackle and sanding tools are important to get the job done and I’ve included my best tips to do it yourself!
I’m trying to decide between carpet and hardwood floors right now. Here are some pros & cons to consider before choosing hardwood flooring or carpeting for your home.
I needed to install a gas range myself. I’ve provided a detailed step-by-step account of how I did it — so that you can install a gas range yourself too!
Want to know how much it costs to drill a water well? You’re not alone. I’m sharing all the best tips from a custom homebuilder – to help you dig own well.
I used to give my guest bath very little thought. Sound familiar? Give your guests a spa-like experience with these clever guest bathroom decorating ideas.
Still trying to determine how much you need to retire? I’ve got 5 easy steps to help you figure it out. Plus retirement calculators that do the work for you.
Here’s a list of what homeowners insurance covers and what homeowners insurance doesn’t cover. Plus, what you can do about it to protect yourself!
I asked family & friends for their cost-cutting home remodeling ideas. I combined those with my own tips to create this list of 7 money-saving remodeling tips.
DIY curb appeal ideas & exterior home improvement projects. See how much it costs to stain a deck, seal a driveway, add a gravel path, paint vinyl siding, etc
Dreaming of decor like you’d find inside celebrity homes? 5 savvy decorating tips to spruce up your home like a celebrity… minus the expense.
Are you a freelancer? Me too! If you work as an independent contractor, these tips will help you make sense of the tricky laws on freelance taxes.
8 simple fixes to dramatically enlarge your small bathroom. These small bathroom ideas are definitely budget-friendly… some can be accomplished for free!
Looking for cheap office space for your small business? Here are the pros & cons of working out of a garage vs. renting a storage unit and working there!
Increase the value of your home without spending much money. From curb appeal to minor repairs – these 9 home improvement ideas will make a huge impact.
I wish I knew then what I know now about DIY home remodeling! Hopefully, you can learn from my mistakes and save some time… and money.
I completed my own kitchen remodel on a tight budget using these easy,typically unknown, tips — and so can you. A $2,000 DIY kitchen remodel made easy!